Ode to a Quiz – Voting Closed

Welcome to Round 2 of this year’s Tuesday Quizzes!  April is National Poetry month so this week’s quiz is about matching these famous poets to their most famous work.  Each one is worth 6.5 points.  You have until noon Friday to submit your answers.  Same prize as last time.

No cheating.  No googling or looking at other commenter answers.  Yes, we’re going by the honor system 🙂   Your first answers will be the only ones accepted.  Play every week or just one time, you are always welcome   It only takes once to be eligible for a prize.

 In case you missed the post about last quarter’s winner click here.

1.Elizabeth Barrett Browning     E. How Do I Love Thee?

2. Lord Byron    C. Don Juan 

3. Geoffrey Chaucer   L. The Canterbury Tales

4. Dante Alighieri      F. The Divine Comedy

5. Emily Dickinson       J. Because I Could Not Stop For Death

6. TS Eliot    I. The Waste Land

7. Robert Frost     A. The Road Not Taken 

8. Homer    B. The Iliad, The Odyssey

9. John Keats     M. Ode to a Nightingale

10. John Milton    H. Paradise Lost 

11. Sylvia Plath    N. Ariel 

12. Edgar Allan Poe     G. The Raven 

13. Alfred Tennyson   P. In Memoriam 

14. Virgil   O. The Aeneid 

15. Walt Whitman    D. Song of Myself   

16. William Butler Yeats    K. Sailing to Byzantium

32 thoughts on “Ode to a Quiz – Voting Closed

  1. Kay says:

    I’m going to be terrible at this quiz because poetry is so not my thing. Don’t hate it, just have never read much. OK, let’s see (and don’t mock me please!):

    1. E
    2.
    3. L
    4. F
    5. M
    6.
    7. A
    8. B
    9.
    10. H
    11.
    12. G
    13.
    14. O
    15. D
    16.

    I told you I was terrible. I know I got a couple right, but my goodness I’m so not a poetry guru. LOL

  2. Carol M says:

    1.Elizabeth Barrett Browning – E
    2. Lord Byron – C
    3. Geoffrey Chaucer – L
    4. Dante Alighieri – F
    5. Emily Dickinson – J
    6. TS Eliot – I
    7. Robert Frost – A
    8. Homer – B
    9. John Keats – M
    10. John Milton – H
    11. Sylvia Plath – N
    12. Edgar Allan Poe – G
    13. Alfred Tennyson – P
    14. Virgil – O
    15. Walt Whitman – D
    16. William Butler Yeats – K

    A few were guesses.

  3. Stephanie D. says:

    Yay! Finally, a use for all those English classes! I know I didn’t get all of them right, but still…yay!

    1.Elizabeth Barrett Browning – E
    2. Lord Byron – C
    3. Geoffrey Chaucer -L
    4. Dante Alighieri – F
    5. Emily Dickinson -D
    6. TS Eliot -I
    7. Robert Frost -A
    8. Homer – B
    9. John Keats – M
    10. John Milton – H
    11. Sylvia Plath – N
    12. Edgar Allan Poe – G
    13. Alfred Tennyson – K
    14. Virgil – O
    15. Walt Whitman J
    16. William Butler Yeats P

  4. Mariska says:

    yay..love poems 🙂

    1. E (My favorite !)
    2. C
    3. L
    4. F
    5. J
    6. I
    7. A
    8. B
    9. M
    10. H
    11. N
    12. G
    13. P
    14. O
    15. D
    16. K

  5. Bumbles says:

    Oh dear. They are all recognizable – but not known well to me. This is going to be a disastrous display of ignorance on my part but here goes nothing…
    1 = D
    2 = C
    3 = L
    4 = F
    5 = P
    6 = I
    7 = A
    8 = B
    9 = K
    10 = H
    11 = J
    12 = G
    13 = N
    14 = O
    15 = M
    16 = E

  6. Heather says:

    1. N
    2. D
    3. L
    4. H
    5. E
    6. K
    7. A
    8. B
    9. M
    10. F
    11. I
    12. G
    13. C
    14. O
    15. J
    16. P

    I only knew a handful for sure and many of the actual poems sounded so familiar but I just couldn’t place them with their authors…oh well. It was fun guessing. Now I’m off to check how many I got right!!!

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